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Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu (2009)

Alternative Titles

English: The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (2009)
Japanese: 涼宮ハルヒの憂鬱

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 14
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 22, 2009 to Sep 11, 2009
Premiered: Spring 2009
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Kadokawa Shoten
Studios: Kyoto Animation
Source: Light novel
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.301 (scored by 127,080 users)
Ranked: #22562
Popularity: #126
Members: 206,084
Favorites: 1,314
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Synopsis

The new episodes of the "2nd season" of Haruhi Suzumiya aired in chronological order along with the re-airing of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya 2006 in what is called according to Kyoto Animation: The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya 2009.

This season contains arcs that occurred chronologically in the first season and more. For complete episode information, see the More Info tab.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Suzumiya, Haruhi
Suzumiya, Haruhi
Main
Hirano, Aya
Japanese
Hirano, Aya
Kyon
Kyon
Main
Sugita, Tomokazu
Japanese
Sugita, Tomokazu
Nagato, Yuki
Nagato, Yuki
Main
Chihara, Minori
Japanese
Chihara, Minori
Asahina, Mikuru
Asahina, Mikuru
Main
Gotou, Yuuko
Japanese
Gotou, Yuuko

Staff

Hatta, Hideaki
Hatta, Hideaki
Producer, Production Manager
Ishihara, Tatsuya
Ishihara, Tatsuya
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Screenplay
Tsuruoka, Yota
Tsuruoka, Yota
Sound Director
Takemoto, Yasuhiro
Takemoto, Yasuhiro
Episode Director, Script, Storyboard

More episodes Episodes(3/14)

Episode Title Aired
1 Bamboo Leaf Rhapsody
Sasa no Ha Rhapsody (笹の葉ラプソディ)
May 22, 2009
2 Endless Eight
Endless Eight (エンドレスエイト)
Jun 19, 2009
3 Endless Eight
Endless Eight (エンドレスエイト)
Jun 26, 2009

Opening Theme

"Super Driver" by Aya Hirano

Ending Theme

"Tomare! (止マレ!)" by Aya Hirano, Yuko Goto, Minori Chihara



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brass2themax
Jul 11, 2009
I usually try to give a fair, as unbiased a review as I possibly can. But not this time. This is the 0.01% of the time where I'm going to purposefully express my hate for a show. And today that show is The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya 2. Or as I like to call it, "The Melancholy of The Fans of Haruhi Suzumiya".

In case you didn't know, "melancholy" refers to sadness or depression. Only instead of Haruhi being the sad and depressed one (as the show is about those around her trying to keep her spirits up), this time around it's our turn: the fans read more
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LoliConArtist
Sep 15, 2009
There have been a lot of negative reviews on this site, which I can agree with to an extent. However, most of them focus entirely on the Endless Eight arc, while disregarding the rest entirely.

I can't say I disagree that the Endless Eight arc sucked; Having to sit through so many episodes of what was, for the most part, the same thing was somewhat annoying. The first time it happened, I had to check to make sure I didn't accidentally rewatch an episode. The changes are subtle enough to miss if you don't watch the episodes back to back.

However, I do like the fact that read more
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Bringerof_D
Dec 3, 2011
Endless Eight Arc - Enough Said?

The entirety of the season can be summed up almost in much the same way as the first season, so i am going to focus my attention on the Endless Eight arc of this season. This arc seems to be the part most mentioned in reviews and in most cases negatively so. It is also the most prominent memory we have of the season when you mention the 2nd season.

Eight episodes of the same events, over, and over again. Everyone can agree that this was not a cheap measure to save money. since the animation, clothing, and scene of every read more
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Devdisigdu
Jul 16, 2009
Ah Endless Eight, how I loathe thee. With the exception of the first episode, this entire season has been the same one done over and over.
First episode of Endless Eight was good.
Second was okay, and introduced the time loop.
Third was basically a repeat of 2 with a few changes in dialogue and clothing. Disappointed at KyoAni.
Fourth as above, starting to annoy me.
Fifth also as above, and gives conclusive evidence that KyoAni is trolling.

Really, if you pick this up when the season is finished, skip all but the first and last Endless Eight episodes. Save yourself some time and boredom of seeing the same thing 5 read more
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Recommendations

Anime: Higurashi no Naku Koro ni
The Endless Eight episodes will definitely bring back memories if you watch this excellent horror anime.

Higurashi has an eternal June, while the Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya had an eternal August.

Both are solved by the most simplest/unlikely of solutions.

As well, everyone will definitely enjoy how the end results of Higurashi actually DOES change (unlike in Endless Eight, where Yuki Nagato states how some things were omitted, but those changes where never actually animated). 
reportRecommended by PockyLoveLove
Anime: Yojouhan Shinwa Taikei
the endless 8 ark in Haruhi goes back in time in each episode and Yojouhan Shinwa Taikei (or Tatami Galaxy) goes back in time in each episode both for a silly reason that the main character forgot to do something

in Haruhi no yuuutsu there aren't many changes but in Yojouhan Shinwa Taikei most of the episode is different

they also both give you that de ja vue feeling  
reportRecommended by Sayanna
Anime: Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai
Although Higurashi is less repetitive, both are second seasons with the idea of an 'eternal summer', only one person who remembers all of it, deja vu with the other characters, and a 'god' behind all of it. 
reportRecommended by konataismyhero
Anime: Angel Beats!
Just because both Haruhi and Yuri both look the same and almost has the same personality. Haruhi has the SOS Brigade and Yuri has the SSS. What more you want? 
reportRecommended by Jmac
Anime: Steins;Gate
Involve a repeat of time,somebody who remebers every timeline,and they are very good. 
reportRecommended by brlyan
Anime: Bakemonogatari
The story center around male protagonist who been surrounding by abnormality/oddities for example -
Bakemonogatari - apparitions: gods, ghosts, myths, and spirits
Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu - Alien, esper and time traveler.
Both male protagonist also have lots of similarity cause they do everything in their power to save/to change to better situation for the whole series.

- If you enjoy Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu you might as well enjoy Bakemonogatari!!! 
reportRecommended by NajSuarez94

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